Rule 40541 - Unauthorized User - Special Exam Sitting

Rule Type Rejection

Validated Data

This rule is used to validate the following data in a Diploma Exam Mark Component record:

To perform this validation, the following information is used:


The user does not have permission to submit or update an Exam Mark linked to a “Special” Exam Sitting. Only ministry (O.1) users can submit or update Exam Marks tied to “Special” Diploma Exam Sitting.

Effective Period

  • This validation rule is in effect for all school years.

Additional Notes

Exam Mark records linked to a “Special” Exam Sitting are those where the Exam Sitting has a “isSpecial” value = 1. Exam Marks linked to such sittings can only be submitted or Modified by Alberta Education.


When this validation rule is triggered, the following message is returned:

Unauthorized user.

You are not authorized to submit, modify, or delete an Exam Mark for a “Special” Exam Sitting.

Applies To

Change History

  • Release 3.8 – Added/Updated